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rchased by a joint venture between Partners Group, The Family Office, SDP Investments, and The Carlyle Group for around 9 billion yuan.
“Given the strong presence of leading and fast-growing IT firms in the area, Zhongguancun remai
ns a bright spot for investment opportunities in Beijing,” said Michael Wang, head of capital markets for JLL in Beijing.
“Due to the lack of commercial leasing space in the IT-driven submarket, rapidly expanding
companies are increasingly choosing to purchase entire buildings to meet large office requirements.”
An increasing number of countries have tapped into the convenience of e-visas to attra
ct more tourists from China, the world’s largest source of outbound tourists.
According to tourism insiders, the Japanese embassy in Beijing
said on Thursday during a meeting with local travel agencies that it will launch e-visa services
on May 1, allowing applicants to submit their materials online instead of sending paper documents.
“The embassy said that e-visa services may be available in consulates in other Chinese cities n
ext year,” said Han Zhisu, co-founder and CEO of 666visa.cn, a domestic platform where visa applicants can submit materials.
Mi Store in the eastern European country occupies 200 square meters, offering some
300 products, including smartphones, cameras, speakers, headsets, smart watches, selfie sticks, electri
c scooters, smart robotic vacuum cleaners and even casual backpack.
“With opening of the flagship store in the country,
we are pleased to announce that the Mi fans can purchase the first Xiaomi phones offi
cially in Romania,” said Zhang Guoren, Xiaomi authorized representative in Romania.
Xiaomi is currently the fourth largest smartph
one producer in the world and Romanians have long been familiar with its products.
China’s former world number one Ding Junhui took a 6-3 lead over Anthony McGill of Scotland in th
e opening day’s snooker world championship at the Crucible Theatre here on Saturday.
Ding, ranked 10th in the world, pulled ahead 4-1 with breaks of 64 and 70. World num
ber 24 McGill, who was crushed last year here by Ding 13-4 in the second round, won the next frame 73-57 but D
ing made a break of 129 points in the seventh frame and took the eighth easily for a 6-2 lead.
d studies in more developed areas in China.Tsering Lhakyi, born in the 1990s, was raised in Tibet’s Nagchu prefecture. Because of h
er high scores in the primary school, she was admitted to an inland Tibetan middle school. After the national colle
ge entrance exam, she applied to a university in Yantai, Shandong province, because she “wanted to see the sea”.
“The inland class truly taught me a lot about many new things,” sh
e said. As a fan of music, Tsering was once a singer in a bar and released two singles in Tibetan.
In 2017, she went on a popular talent show called Sing! Chi
na and became a sensation in the music industry thanks to her u
nique style of music. Before Tsering, there were no other Tibetan contestants on the show, she said.
“People thought Tibetan singers were all about ethnic
music, but I wanted to break that stereotype,” she said.
Liu Hua, with Qinghai’s Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee, said China’s favora
ble ethnic policies not only brought quality education to students in ethnic areas but also c
technology in China and people’s heavy use of online shopping, mobile payment and
banking services have allowed e-visa services to take root quickly in the country.
“Such services, which save the time and trouble of sending passports and paper documents back and fort
h, suit the young groups, who usually don’t plan for a trip far ahe
ad of time,” said Li Ailing, founder of lvyouquan.com, which provides tourism information to agencies.
Objectivity and impartiality were emphasized in the latest draft revisions to the Jud
ges Law and the Procurators Law submitted to China’s top legislature for review on Saturday.
According to the drafts, judges should adjudicate based on facts an
d the law, guided by objectivity and impartiality. Procurators should do the same.
Procurators must strictly ensure that crimes are punished only
under the law, and protect human rights. They must prosec
ute criminals while protecting the innocent from criminal prosecution, the draft revisions say.
per capita water resource share lags far behind the world average.
An action plan jointly released by the NDRC and the Ministry of Water Resources has
put forward major initiatives to meet the goals, promoting management mechanism of water saving cont
acts and water-saving service industries. job fair is held for foreign students at the University of Inter
national Business and Economics in Beijing on April 18, 2019. Around 1,000 foreign students attended, seeking jobs
Torrential rains have hit many cities in South China’s Guangdong on Friday, bringing traffic chaos.
Guangzhou Baiyun Airport had seen 104 flights canceled, 66 flights delayed for more than
an hour, and 19 flights diverted to other airports by 11:30 am. Huadu district, where Guangzhou’s air
port is located, announced a red signal, the top-level warning for heavy rain, at 11:04 am.
The airports in Shenzhen and Zhuhai have also been affected by the downpour.
Many trains between Guangzhou and Shenzhen were delayed, with stranded passengers waiting at the train stations.
she said. As a fan of music, Tsering was once a singer in a bar and released two singles in Tibetan.
In 2017, she went on a popular talent show called Sing! China and became a sensation in the music industry thanks to her un
ique style of music. Before Tsering, there were no other Tibetan contestants on the show, she said.
“People thought Tibetan singers were all about ethnic music, but I wanted to break that stereotype,” she said.
Liu Hua, with Qinghai’s Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee, said China’s favorable eth
nic policies not only brought quality education to students in ethnic areas but also changed their lives.
“These graduates are using their wide range of knowledge and ima
ges to influence people around them and generations to come,” Liu said.
lack of skilled workers and the poor educational foundation in the Tibet autonomous region, the government decide
d to offer classes to Tibetan children. In 1985, the first batch of them went inland to study. Since then, an incr
easing number have pursued studies in more developed areas in China.Tsering Lhakyi, born in the 1990s, was ra
the ALS patients’ thoughts through identifying the patien
ts’ eyeballs movements to collect information, and then move the wheelchair automatically.
It can also move safely at night. Further improvements will be made to the system to correct for
minor deviations when operating under bright light.Zhang Wei operates the wheelchair at a residential commu
nity in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, April 17, 2019. Zhang has climbed two of China’s Five Great Mountains on his han
Beijing plans to add more kindergarten slots and strengthen security measures to make sur
e children can receive an affordable and safe preschool education, officials said on Thursday.
Feng Hongrong, deputy inspector of the Beijing Education Co
mmission, said the city plans to enroll another 30,000 kinder
gartners through renovating and expanding existing operations, and to support
State-owned and private enterprises, institutions, communities and individuals in building of new ones.